Cao, Lu, Ning Lead Another Wave Of China Progress

Changing of the guard in China 200 'fly ranks? [Photo: Patrick B Kraemer]

China continued to show its second face in the pool on day 2 at the All-China Games, with big leaps in standards across the board and a national record of 48.33 for Lu Zhiwu leading off Zhejiang in the 4x100m free relay, while the previous holder Ning Zetao split 47.24 bringing the PLA team home to silver; in women’s 400m free Cao Yue leads fastest domestic top 4 in world with a 4:03.11 victory that saw her lap from outside the best 30 in her country to all-time No2 and fourth in the world this year in a race in which 5th was fastest than 8th at world titles and 7th in China was almost as good as 8th at world titles

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China continued to show its second face in the pool on day 2 at the All-China Games, with big leaps in standards across the board and a national record of 48.33 for Lu Zhiwu leading off Zhejiang in the 4x100m free relay, while the previous holder Ning Zetao split 47.24 bringing the PLA team home to silver; in women’s 400m free Cao Yue leads fastest domestic top 4 in world with a 4:03.11 victory that saw her lap from outside the best 30 in her country to all-time No2 and fourth in the world this year in a race in which 5th was fastest than 8th at world titles and 7th in China was almost as good as 8th at world titles

Comments

Will

Cao Yue has been on 1:59.26 (200m free) and 4:09.02 (400m free) from 2012 Chinese winter nationals in December.

Craig Lord

Yes… thanks … the times I had were season bests… I have added, for clarification, a lifetime best reference in parenth’s… as I suggest, big progress…

Dave

Yet another incredibly fast domestic Chinese meet after year long disappointments for Chinese swimmers. Either the incentives or something more nefarious is to blame here.

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